If it is true that there is always more than one way of construing a text, it is not true that all interpretations are equal.
The logic of validation allows us to move between the two limits of dogmatism and skepticism.
Testimony gives something to be interpreted.
Hope, insofar as it is hope of resurrection, is the living contradiction of what it proceeds from and what is placed under the sign of the Cross and death.
On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise.
So long as the New Testament served to decipher the Old, it was taken as an absolute norm.
What must be the nature of the world... if human beings are able to introduce changes into it?
The narrative constructs the identity of the character, what can be called his or her narrative identity, in constructing that of the story told. It is the identity of the story that makes the identity of the character.
Narrative identity takes part in the story's movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder.
Man is this plural and collective unity in which the unity of destination and the differences of destinies are to be understood through each other.
Myth expresses in terms of the world - that is, of the other world or the second world - the understanding that man has of himself in relation to the foundation and the limit of his existence.
The moral law commands us to make the highest possible good in a world the final object of all our conduct.
The text is a limited field of possible constructions.
Wisdom finds its literary expression in wisdom literature.
It is always possible to argue against an interpretation, to confront interpretations, to arbitrate between them and to seek for an agreement, even if this agreement remains beyond our reach.
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